Watergate Salad recipe

Watergate Salad

Watergate Salad is a classic dessert that’s perfect to serve at parties or to enjoy as a special treat. Made with just a few simple ingredients, this sweet and creamy salad is a delicious dessert that everyone will love.


  • 1 package instant pistachio pudding mix
  • 1 can crushed pineapple with juice
  • 1 cup mini marshmallows
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut
  • 1 tub whipped topping, thawed

Nutrition Information (per serving):

  • Calories: 170
  • Total Fat: 6g
  • Saturated Fat: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 130mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 28g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 22g
  • Protein: 1g

Additional Notes:

This recipe makes 8 servings of Watergate Salad. You can make it ahead of time and refrigerate until you’re ready to serve. For best results, use a glass bowl so you can see all the layers.

Preparation Time:

10 minutes

Cooking Time:

No cooking required






  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the pistachio pudding mix and crushed pineapple with juice until well combined.
  2. Add in the mini marshmallows, chopped pecans, and shredded coconut. Stir to combine.
  3. Add in the whipped topping and fold it into the mixture until fully incorporated.
  4. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.
  5. Garnish with additional chopped pecans and shredded coconut, if desired.

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